Grow a brand community

5 Timeless Tips for Growing a Passionate Brand Community

Passionate, thriving brand communities don’t happen by accident; they are cultivated.

Brand loyalty goes both ways: Businesses that pay attention to their enthused fans receive that devotion in return.

Engaging with fans and inviting them to engage with others under your banner is not just smart, it’s necessary to the overall health of your business.

But how do you craft community? Read on to discover five timeless tips.

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Membership site advice

Do You Have What It Takes to Profit from a Membership Site?

Membership sites offer the best of times and the worst of times.

Believe me, I know.

Back in 2010, my first foray into profiting from my online business was a member site I created called My Big Brand System.

I learned everything I could about creating membership sites from Teaching Sells, a course I took from the team at Copyblogger.

To be perfectly honest, running that membership site was not an entirely positive experience for me.

Here’s what I loved about my member site:

  • Sharing a topic I was passionate about with an interested audience of adult learners
  • Serving the community that gathered around my information: they were amazing
  • Seeing the recurring income that began flowing into my business

Here’s what I did not love about it:

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